With the Spyscape Museum in New York, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture 2018 and the plans for Ghana’s National Cathedral, architect David Adjaye confirms that he is one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
The London Design Museum has announced the winner of the Beazley Design of the Year 2017 award, naming the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., designed by a group of architects led by David Adjaye as Best Design of 2017.
The new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture designed by the Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroup association of studios is built on the spot where Martin Luther King made his famous “I have a dream” speech on August 28, 1963. The building plays an important role in recalling a part of American history at a time when racial issues are back in the news once again.
The new Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) by Antoine Predock opened in the spring of 2003.
The building at the corner of Pacific Avenue and Hood Street is an expansion on the old art museum in the heart of the city's cultural district, near the University of Washington Tacoma and the Washington State History Museum and next door to the original Museum of Glass.
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